What Does CNIC Stand for?

CNIC stands for a computerized  National identity card

What is CNIC?

CNIC stands for a computerized  National identity card (CNIC) which is issued by (PNDRA) Pakistan,s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). it is given to every citizen of Pakistan who has the age of 18+ or Older. A national identity card is the Computerized Version of the NIC Card. The main objective of the computerized  National identity card is your identification, Every individual as their own identification,

computerized  National identity card tells about where are you belong to and which county you are citizen, every country has its own card which shows their real identity. every country has its different card, This is basically a permit which helps you anywhere to go legally. It's a legal document which every Government of their country provides to their citizen.  

Importance Of CNIC Car

(CNIC) Provides an identification document to authenticate the individual's identified as they are the citizen of Pakistan. (NIC) is issued before the issuance of (CNIC) CARD.

The fundamental importance of computerized  National identity cards is basically every ones identification. The following are the important key points in which areas under below.

This Card is essential for 

  • Obtaining a Pakistani Passport
  • Obtaining a Mobile Sim Card
  • Voting For National assembly 
  • Purchasing a Vehicle
  • Identification of Your identity
  • paying of Bills
  • making a transaction 

so it seems that (CNIC) is such an essential factor for many things.

CNIC-CNIC stands for a computerized  National identity card

Requirements For Obtaining (CNIC) Card

(CNIC) The card is issued to the person who obtains the age of 18 Plus or older. (CNIC) Provides an identification document to authenticate the individual's identified as they are the citizen of Pakistan. (NIC) is issued before the issuance of (CNIC) CARD. Now the Government of Pakistan shifted all records of (CNIC) to a central computerized database which is managed the NADRA. New CNIC cards are machine Readable and carry financial and fingerprint Information

Contents of (CNIC) Card

Front Side

The CNIC Card has the following information regarding the individual such as

  • Name- Given name, Family name in English & Urdu
  • Fathers Name-Given name, Family Name in English & Urdu (Husband name for married females)
  • Gender- Contain (M) for males and (F) for females 
  • date of Birth- According to Gregorian Calendar DD/MM/YY
  • Photograph of Card Holder WIth Name
  • Identity Number- A 13 Digit Unique Number
  • CNIC Card- Issuance date
  • CNIC Card - Expiry Date
  • Card Holders Signature

Back Side

  • Present Address
  • QR Code 
  • Permanent Address
  • Card serial number
  • Card Holders Name 
  • machine-readable data -(NICOP only)